[cvsnt] Re: Renaming files with 'cvs rename' and keyword expansion

David Planella david.planella at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 21:04:31 BST 2006

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thanks for your prompt and accurate response.

I guess I'll go with the old "remove and add" method (I don't like
directly manipulating the repository) and wait for a new release of
cvsnt to handle this differently.


On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 16:15 +0100, Tony Hoyle wrote:
> David Planella wrote:
> > 1.- Is this normal behaviour?
> Yes.
> > 2.- If so, is there a workaround for this (i.e. is it possible to get
> > keyword expansion to work with the new name after renaming)?
> Probably not.  2.6 handles these things completely differently though so 
> it might be possible to work something out eventually.
> $Id$ always contains the name of the RCS file.. it just happens that in 
> the past it's been the same as the name of the file itself - that's no 
> longer true, so some new keywords are probably needed.
> Tony

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